An industry study of the utilisation of public R&D

Bailey, Tracy ; Loots, Gerrit ; Wildschut, Lauren (2005)

CITATION: Bailey, T., Loots, G. & Wildschut, L. 2005. An Industry Study of the Utilisation of public R&D. Stellenbosch: AFRICAN SUNMeDIA. doi:10.18820/9781919980713.

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This series of publications is the result of research conducted at the Centre for Research on Science and Technology (CREST) at Stellenbosch University. Volume 3.

Outline of Volume 3. Volume 3 in this series of studies on shifts in modes of knowledge production and utilisation is devoted to a study of the views of more than 100 R&D managers of high R&D intensive South African companies. Eight main themes are addressed in this study: - The demand environment of industry R&D - Agenda-setting in industrial R&D - A review of different modes of knowledge production - R&D outsourcing and collaboration - The outputs of company R&D - The dissemination of company R&D - The benefits and beneficiaries of company R&D - Factors that limits R&D and technology transfer - Factors that promote R&D and technology transfer

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